Hill Country Film Festival
The Hill Country Film Festival runs June 1-4 at the Nimitz Ballroom at the National Museum of the Pacific War and the Great Hall at Hoffman Haus in Fredericksburg. The festival opens June 1 with the documentary The Lady Bird Diaries and closes June 3 with the Austin-shot adaptation of the Cole Thompson novel Chocolate Lizards. Marian Yeager’s Austin-shot Match Me If You Can, the Texas-shot Deadland, Good Egg, and I Like Movies round out the narrative features. The festival includes two documentaries by Austin-based filmmakers, Ya’Ke’ Smith’s Juneteenth: Faith & Freedom and Chet Garner and Daniel Mecey’s Cowboy Bourbon: The Full Proof Tale of Garrison Brothers, while Oklahoma Breakdown features scenes shot in and around Texas. The festival also includes narrative, documentary, and student shorts packages. The festivals closes June 4 with an awards ceremony.
Aired: May 9, 2023.